The exam for GCSE PE (worth 40% of total grade) is broken into 3 parts.
Section A – short answer questions,
Section B – extended answer questions based on pre-release material.
Revision should focus on all of the content covered. Particular attention should be devoted to topics likely to be covered in Section B.
Use unit tests and past papers to support revision.
Looking at answers from the mark schemes is essential to gauge the amount of detail required for each section.
Devote revision time to all topics covered.
If there are any areas that need covering again, let your teacher know
GCSE PE follows the AQA specification – accessed at
AQA Physical Education
All students have an overview of the content covered from the syllabus
Letters have been sent to all parents with regard to the 3 revision sessions that their son/daughter is invited to.
The pre-release material is available and students have a copy.
The section B questions on the pre-release material are heavily weighted. it is important that revision focuses on answering these questions.
Revising topics that could be questioned through section B is vital.
Students will be given packs of past papers with mark schemes, broken into different topic areas.
GCSE PE Revision Guides are available to buy from the PE Office (£4.50)